[CentOS] OT: Migration from Evolution to Thunderbird (Thunderbird mbox files)

Lorenzo Quatrini lorenzo at gmk.it
Fri Sep 5 08:00:02 UTC 2008


Lanny Marcus ha scritto:
> 
> I now have the mbox files on my hard drive. I think that is the default
> with Evolution.  I assume google backs up their gmail servers, but
> having a local copy, my own backup, is a plus.
> 
Lanny, if you are concerned about data loss, you could install a local imap
server (over wich you'll can do all the backups that you like) and keep it in
sync with google with imapsync (rpmforge repository).
Looks simple and straightforward to do:

http://nivox.blogspot.com/2008/02/gmail-imap-backup.html

Hope this helps.

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Regards
Lorenzo Quatrini


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